1960’s Pirate Radio – Was It Legal?

… of UK residents for listening to music provided by Radio Caroline, Radio London, 390, 270, Scotland and several other offshore radio stations was not lost on the stations themselves and many will remember promotions they broadcast, such as this one in which a magistrate is sentencing a listener to have to listen to the BBC Light Programme for the rest of their life! This promo also reflects on the policy of Harold Wilson’s Labour government and his Postmaster General, Edward Short, who …

Rare Pirate Radio Anthem Discs Discovered

… was also evenings-only 208 Radio Luxembourg if you were happy to put up with music fading in and out. And millions of British people at the time were very, very hungry for more music as they had already proven after the huge success of the offshore radio stations like 266 Radio London, 259 Radio Caroline, Radio 390 and several others, all of which the then Labour government had decided to outlaw 3 years earlier in 1967. Mr Harold Wilson’s Labour government was dogmatically opposed to any …